Daily Tours/Special Events
Chicago River Architecture Tour
Chicago's architectural heritage is considered to be among the finest in the world, and the Chicago River provides the ultimate setting to view these magnificent structures. As Chicago's only tour boat company with a dedicated, in-house Education Department, our expert docents will provide you with unique insight into Chicago's Architecture.
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Select Date/Time for:  ARCHITECTURE TOUR
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$28.50
Seniors
 
Age 65 and over
Requires Date/Time
$25.65
Children
 
Age 11 and under
Requires Date/Time
$14.25
Infant
 
Age 3 and under
Requires Date/Time
$0.00
Combined Lake and River Tour
Chicago's most comprehensive boat tour. offering breathtaking views of our magnificent skyline and up-close perspective from the Chicago River. Our signature tour of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River includes a trip through the Chicago Lock and a live narration featuring an overview of architecture and history.
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Select Date/Time for:  SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$28.50
Seniors
 (Age 65 and over)
 
Age 65 and over
Requires Date/Time
$25.65
Children
 (Age 11 and under)
 
Age 11 and under
Requires Date/Time
$14.25
Infants
 (under age 3)
 
Requires Date/Time
$0.00
Chicago At Sunset Tour
Enjoy this 2 hour Sunset Cruise as you watch the sun set over the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan. Departing from the Wendella dock at the Wrigley Building, this cruise includes a brief narrated tour of Chicago’s history and a view of the water and light display at Buckingham Fountain. Enjoy time with friends or a romantic evening with a date. Whether a tourist or a local resident, Wendella Boats is the best way to experience Chicago.
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Select Date/Time for:  SUNSET TOUR
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$28.50
Seniors
 
Requires Date/Time
$25.65
Chicago River Experience
Family-orientated and casual, the 45 minute narrated tour introduces you to Chicago's history and architectural heritage. The river only tour provides views of the main branch and part of the south branch of the river, including the Willis Tower.
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Select Date/Time for:  CHICAGO RIVER EXPERIENCE
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$16.15
Senior
 
Requires Date/Time
$14.25
Child
 
Requires Date/Time
$5.70
Infants
 
Requires Date/Time
$0.00
Beer and BBQ
Sample a variety of beers from local brewery Goose Island and authentic barbecue from Sweet Baby Ray’s. Enjoy these Chicago favorites while cruising Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Unlike our traditional tours, the Beer & BBQ Cruise does not include a narrated tour, but a tour guide is available to answer any questions you may have. With an enjoyable playlist and a more casual set up, this cruise is the perfect occasion to meet with friends or co-workers after work. This 2 hour cruise is offered once a month on a Thursday 5:45pm-7:45pm.
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Select Date/Time for:  BEER TASTING
Description
Price
Qty
Adults 21 and Over
 
Requires Date/Time
$48.00
Wine and Cheese
Sample sweet and savory wines and cheese from Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine while cruising Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Unlike our traditional tours, the Wine & Cheese Cruise does not include a narrated tour, but a tour guide is available to answer any questions you may have. With an enjoyable playlist and a more casual set up, this cruise is the perfect occasion to gather with friends or co-workers after work. This 2 hour cruise is offered once a month on a Thursday 5:45pm-7:45pm.
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Select Date/Time for:  WINE TASTING
Description
Price
Qty
Adults 21 and Over
 
Requires Date/Time
$54.00
July 4th Fireworks Cruise
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Select Date/Time for:  JULY 4TH OUILMETTE
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$40.00
Children
 
This cruise will depart from the Wendella Dock at the Wrigley Building at 8:00 PM
Requires Date/Time
$30.00
Cocktail Cruise
Sip on refreshing cocktails from Trump Tower’s Rebar and sample tasty hors d‘oeuvres from Seasons 52 while cruising Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Unlike our traditional tours, the Cocktail Cruise does not include a narrated tour, but a tour guide is available to answer any questions you may have. With an enjoyable playlist and a more casual set up, this cruise is the perfect occasion to gather with friends or co-workers after work. This 2 hour cruise is offered once a month on a Thursday 5:45-7:45pm.
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Select Date/Time for:  COCKTAIL CRUISE
Description
Price
Qty
Adults 21 and over
 
Requires Date/Time
$45.00
Chicago River Bridges Tour
Chicago has more moveable bridges than any city in North America; second only to Amsterdam in the world. Join Wendella and Author Patrick McBriarty as we explore the variety of bridges and bridgehouses, no two the same. The 2 hour tour travels on all three branches of the river and covers more than 20 bridges.
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Select Date/Time for:  CHICAGOS BRIDGES
Description
Price
Qty
Adults
 
Requires Date/Time
$40.00

Locations

Wendella Dock
400 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611


Wendella Dock at
Trump Tower

West of the Wrigley Building at Kinzie & Rush
(lower level)

Contact Us
Phone: 312.337.1446
Fax: 312.222.9225
tours@wendellaboats.com

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